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Cornwall College Goes Solar

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College, one of the island’s top secondary schools launched the first phase of an ambitious solar project on Friday, when they symbolically turned on the switches to power the school’s administrative building. Members of the school’s administration, the board and members of various old...

Renewable energy projects expected to add 78 megawatts to national grid

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – An additional 78 megawatts (MW) of energy are expected to be generated and supplied to the national power grid, through two renewable projects to be undertaken along Jamaica’s south coast. These are: a wind energy development, which is expected to provide an additional 58 MW, to...

UTech Solar System Doubles As Teaching Aid

  INSTALLATION of a huge solar energy system at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) earlier this year has not only helped slash the institution’s electricity bill, it was used to train engineering students. Approximately 30 students worked different shifts on a third of the 100-kilowatt project which Alternative Power...

Secondary students awarded for ‘energy week’ essays, art

Secondary school students were yesterday awarded for their participation in the Art and Essay Competitions held in observation of Caricom Energy Week. The competitions, facilitated annually by the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), sought to bring awareness to the importance of energy conservation and tackling climate change. The distribution of the...